Damashi, or in its more traditional spelling Damashii or Tamashii signifies the inherent soul or spirit that inhabits every living person. In Budo culture Damashii is often linked to the word Yamato, the old term for Japan as it refers to the historical values of the Samurai of Integrity, Honor, Courage, Loyalty, Honesty and Compassion.
We therefore imagined a powerful warrior, wearing a simple garment that only partially covers his body, because the bare chest, arms and legs signify the struggle and the physical nature of a fight, and life itself.
The katana was already swung, and it’s now pointing down to the ground, the grip is firm, but we don’t know yet if the target has been struck, or if this warrior will have the strength to raise it once more.
The doubts are there, but then we notice a majestic phoenix rising behind his shoulder. The drawing doesn’t make a distinction if the mythical animal is really there or not, but we can imagine even if it’s not, that the fiery bird of legends of old is a manifestation of the samurai’s unrelenting spirit to rise and fight -
That’s spirit of Damashi.
We removed approx 2" inches from the bottom of the spats to avoid any annoying bunching by the ankles; this turns out to be particularly useful against those pesky teammates who will forego mounting to attack your foot; and before we forget, we also added a non intrusive internal drawstring, because although form fitting, we don't want anyone to just pull them down accidentally while rolling.
Fits true to size.
NOTE: This listing is for the Men/Unisex sizing - For Female sizing just choose one size smaller than usual for a comparable Women's fit - The leggings are made of a stretchy material, so the fit differences between men and women's cut are minimal compared to other products.
Also if you are looking for the perfect rashguard to match to these spats don't forget to browse our listing for the Fearless rashguard in the rashguard section.
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